Douglas Blackwell

Douglas Blackwell (17 May 1924 – 17 October 2009) was an English actor with many television and film credits.[1] Douglas Blackwell was born in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, but brought up in Port Talbot, Wales, where he attended the local county grammar school. His television appearances included roles in Softly, Softly, The Avengers, Z-Cars, The 10th Kingdom and Dixon of Dock Green. He also appeared in films such as: A Prize of Arms (1962), The Ipcress File (1965), 10 Rillington Place (1971), Labyrinth (1986) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991).[2]

Douglas Blackwell
Born(1924-05-17)17 May 1924
Died17 October 2009(2009-10-17) (aged 85)
Victoria, London, England, UK
OccupationActor
Years active1950–2001
Spouse(s)
Brenda Mary Planner (b. 1937)
(m. 1979; died 2008)

TV and film creditsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1950 Sunday Night Theatre Marlin 1 episode
1951 Treasure Island Israel Hands 3 Episodes
1952 Hunted Detective Sergeant Grayson
1952 The Infinite Shoeblack TV movie
1953 Robin Hood 1 episode
1956 It's a Wonderful World 1st Demonstrator
1956 Panic in the Parlour Co-op Man Uncredited
1958 I Was Monty's Double Duty Sergeant Uncredited
1962 A Prize of Arms Day Uncredited
1963 The Scarlet Blade Blake
1964 The Plane Makers Jack Wilks 1 episode
1965 The Ipcress File Murray
1966 King of the River Red Elliot / Police Constable 2 episodes
1967 The Queen's Traitor Corporal of the Guard 1 episode
1968 The Avengers Postman 1 episode
1968 The Big Switch Bruno Miglio
1957-1969 Armchair Theatre Frank Hobson / Bill / Sgt. Briggs / David / Lloyd / PC Cluff 7 episodes
1971 10 Rillington Place Workman Jones
1962-1973 Z-Cars Leonard Slingsby / Bert Scholes / Parkyn / Morgan / Evans / Teddy Hayes 8 episodes
1979 The Strange Affair of Adelaide Harris Sir Walter Sorley 2 episodes
1980 Noah's Castle Butcher 2 episodes
1985 By the Sword Divided First Customer 1 episode
1986 Labyrinth Goblin and The Four Guards Voice
1987 Wicked City Healer (UK dub), English version, voice, uncredited
1989 Asterix and the Big Fight Vitalstatistix English version, voice
1990 Peter in Magicland Moon Man English version, voice
1991 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves Gray-Bearded Baron
1991 30 Door Key
1999 Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar Vitalstatistix English version, voice
2001 The Bunker Voice (final film role)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Robin (17 Oct 2009). "Veteran Welsh actor Blackwell dies, at 85". Wales Online. Retrieved 1 Apr 2019.
  2. ^ "Douglas Blackwell". Pan Macmillan. Archived from the original on 5 Oct 2007. Retrieved 17 Aug 2009.

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